Marquis Spotlight

Our Marquis Spotlight Listees exhibit top-of-the-line qualities that fall in line with our motto, “often imitated, never duplicated.” These exemplary professionals hold influence, status, and proficiency within their fields that solidify them as respected and trusted voices. As some of the greatest minds in their industries,  philanthropies and respective lines of work, it is our great honor to celebrate these individuals’ accomplishments and highlight their work, influence and impact.

Meet Our Featured Listees

William Brandt
William A. Brandt, Jr.

A pioneer in the field of corporate restructuring and the founder of Development Specialists, Inc., William Brandt has spent over four decades consulting and teaching.

Louise Despres
Louise Fay Despres

Louise Fay Despres is a retired world language teacher who spent more than 40 years promoting French language and culture.

Joan Gillman
Joan Gillman

Joan Gillman is a science educator who has dedicated her career to helping students and teachers foster lifelong curiosity and a big-picture view of science.

Pamela Hall
Pamela Hall

Pamela Hall has changed the way businesses work with their employees and the environment as an environmental consulting executive at Normandeau Associates, Inc.

Ikar Kalogjera
Ikar Kalogjera, MD

Ikar Kalogjera is a triple-board certified psychiatrist and professor with more than 45 years of clinical experience working with patients of all ages.

Donald Paul
Donald R. Paul

Donald Paul has served as the Director of the material science program at the University of Texas for 10 years. 

Brian Abel Ragen

Brian Ragen is lauded for his expertise in 20th century American literature; heraldry; liturgy and hymnody.

Susan Schall
Susan O. Schall

Susan Schall’s business consulting has lead to more than $250 million dollars in financial impact.

Michael J. Walzer

Michael Walzer is an educator and coach who has worked tirelessly to instill a passion for mathematics.

Sara Young
Sara Young

Sara Young is a retired obstetrics nurse and lactation specialist who cared for the needs of mothers and babies.

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